Muktir Alo - Special programme for sex workers by West Bengal Government

Q.  Which of the following states started a special programme ‘Muktir Alo’ for sex workers and for women saved from the clutches of traffickers?
- Published on 07 Sep 15

a. West Bengal
b. Maharashtra
c. Delhi
d. Rajasthan

ANSWER: West Bengal
The State Chief Minister Miss Mamata Banerjee inaugurated a programme called ‘Muktir Alo’, in Kolkata. In this programme, a total of Rs 2, 500/- will be granted to each sex worker and to those rescued from the human traffickers. Besides this, different types of trainings will be imparted to them, to make them self reliant. These women will get scope for work in different self-help groups and other non-government organizations, after training.

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